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The Boys' Country Book by John Moore - Hardcover - 1955 - from The Old Bookshelf and Biblio.com

The Boys' Country Book

by John Moore

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Collins. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1955. Hardcover. A very good hardcover in an about good unclipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean red boards bumped/lightly rubbed to the spine ends/corners, bright gilt lettering to the spine, attractive previous owner's plate on the front endpaper, toned pages lightly foxed/soiled to the text-block edges. The dustwrapper is soiled to the back panel, creased/rubbed to the edges with several small closed tears and tiny chips to the spine ends/tips, writing on the front flap - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 60x40 .



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soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
dustwrapper
Also known as book jacket, dust cover, or dust wrapper, a dust jacket is a protective and decorative cover for a book that is us...[more]
edges
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plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
jacket
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. (whic...[more]
New
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